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TROPICAL FUN GALLERY

TROPICAL FUN GALLERY TROPICAL FUN – Proceeds from all the paintings in my “Tropical Fun Gallery” on Fineartamerica will be donated to the Island Relief Fund. Available for purchase are quality giclee prints, tote bags, beach towels, design pillows, i-phone … Continue reading

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FLOWER POWER

  Flower Power Although I am clearly not a botanical artist, still, I think all flowers are beautiful whether real or imagined, and the bolder the better. The original 11”x14”acrylic on one-inch thick wrapped canvas is available for purchase on … Continue reading

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BOOK OF THE MONTH

BOOK OF THE MONTH  I am over the moon that the Johnsonburg Library Book Club (Johnsonburg, PA) selected my novel Bridge of Sighs and Dreams as their August read. I am honored and grateful. Thank you so much to the … Continue reading

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How Translating One Poem Led To A Profitable Spin-off

How Translating One Poem Led To A Profitable Spin-off Until I stumbled into this little side gig of translating Italian poetry, my idea of poetry didn’t go much further than, “Roses are red…” etc., etc. Occasionally, I read and reread … Continue reading

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“A tremendously exciting second half to an already terrific story…”

“A tremendously exciting second half to an already terrific story…” When you receive a 5-Star review from Bobby Underwood, noted author and respected reviewer of classic films whose comments have been quoted in the Saturday Evening Post, you are compelled … Continue reading

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“Bellissimo libro!”

  My heartfelt thanks to Cristina, author of the popular blog Un Po di Pepe https://unpodipepe.ca, for writing this lovely 5-star review for Bridge of Sighs and Dreams on both Amazon Canada and Goodreads.   “Bellissimo libro!” I really enjoyed … Continue reading

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THE BIRTH OF A NOVEL

The Birth of a Novel – The tutelage of my Italian family launched my love for the Italian language the moment the first trilled “R” danced on my tongue and tickled my teeth. Animated conversations around the supper table often … Continue reading

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“It Was Amazing” 5 Star Review

“It Was Amazing” 5 Star Review  Those words and this review just sent me over the moon. I am deeply grateful to author Mary Feliciani for taking the time to write such a lovely 5-star review.  “I thoroughly enjoyed every … Continue reading

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It Was Amazing!

5 Stars on Amazon/Canada – Wonderful things happen when there are no “walls” between countries to get in the way! Thank you, author, Janice J. Richardson, for writing such a lovely review. It was amazing! “What a beautiful story. It … Continue reading

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A MUST READ

A MUST READ Thank you to Emmy Award winning film editor and author, Rick Tuber, for this lovely 5-star review. “Nazi’s, Fascists, greed, and revenge, “Bridge of Sighs and Dreams” has it all. A suspenseful story of survival that will … Continue reading

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SURF’S UP

SURF’S UP – For me, big, bold colors reflect the joys of a tropical island. I wanted to keep this painting as uncomplicated as island life. It’s all about celebrating color and simplicity that speak to me while hanging out … Continue reading

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St. Francis of Assisi

St. Francis of Assisi You don’t have to be a Christian or even religious to appreciate the life of St. Francis of Assisi. He cherished all of nature and creatures large and small. I mean, how can you not love … Continue reading

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Best novel I’ve read in a long time!

Best novel I’ve read in a long time!  What a great way to end the month of April: with this 5-star review. Thank you, Marty, for taking the time to write such a lovely review. I am so pleased that … Continue reading

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Festa della Liberazione

Festa della Liberazione  Today is one of Italy’s most celebrated holidays: Festa della Liberazione (Liberation Day). It marks the fall of Mussolini’s Italian Social Republic and the end of the Nazi occupation in Italy in 1945. You can read more … Continue reading

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“Best WWII Historical Fiction”

“Best WWII Historical Fiction” – What a fabulous Earth Day gift. My novel Bridge of Sighs and Dreams is now #26 out of 118 on the “Best WW11 Historical Fiction” list on Goodreads.com I don’t mean to toot my own … Continue reading

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